Through a statement, Amazon Prime Video confirmed that it is developing a biographical miniseries about Paco Stanley, one of the most beloved hosts and comedians in the history of Mexico, who was assassinated on June 7, 1999, minutes after concluding his program. on TV Azteca.
The Show It will have only six chapters, it will focus on the day of the driver’s death and it will star Diego Boneta, Belinda and Luis Gerardo Méndez.
The series will be written by Rodrigo Patterson and Alexandro Aldrete, will be directed by Humberto Hinojosa Ozcariz, and will be produced by Pablo Cruz, from El Estudio, and Pablo García Gatterer, from Tigre Pictures.
In addition to Diego Boneta, Belinda and Luis Gerardo Méndez, the cast will also include the participation of Zuria Vega, Javier Ramírez Gómez “El Chá”, Bárbara López, Roberto Duarte and Jorge Zárate. At the moment, it has not been specified what role each actor will play, but the description of the project ensures that various “characters who accompanied Paco on that tragic day” will be presented.
Luis Gerardo Méndez confirmed his participation via Twitter, revealing that he is very excited about the project.
What is coming Excited to tell the story behind what we were consuming at lunchtime, every day on 90’s Mexican TV. Let the games begin.
For her part, Belinda was not far behind and, in the same way, shared her enthusiasm for being part of the project, although she did not give extra details about it.
Starting 2023 with this project that has me very excited! ‘Let’s go back to the 90’s’.
Who is not at all happy with the miniseries is Mario Bezares, former collaborator of Paco Stanley, who was present at the crime scene and was arrested as a person of interest in the case.
Bezares assured that no one from the production has approached him to ask for authorization on the use of his identity or a character related to him, for which he has already taken legal action.
At this time, on the instructions of my lawyer, and since the production of the series has not sought me out for any permit or agreement situation, I have nothing to declare, I have nothing to say until we know and have the legal guide of what we are going to do, I am very grateful for your interest (addressed to the press).
As soon as I have something to declare, I will let you know at a press conference.